eResources - Culture, Travel, & Geography San Jose Library Card and PIN needed for home access to these eResources. Get an eLibrary Card. Close Open Online Resource AtoZ Global Road Warrior Information on countries worldwide for business and tourism, including current news, currency, culture, language, electricity & phone, etc. Close Open Online Resource AtoZ USA Information for travel planning and school state reports, including history, maps, symbols, climate, economy, demographics and schools. Close Open Online Resource AtoZ World Travel Information on major cities worldwide for travelers, including current news, currency, culture, language, electricity & phone, and more. Close Open Online Resource Gale In Context: Global Issues An analysis of critical global issues using historical documents, current viewpoints, news, country information, videos, podcasts and more. Close Open Online Resource LOTE4Kids Kids can enjoy 1300+ picture books in over 45 languages along with English translations. New stories and languages are added regularly. Close Open Online Resource Mango Languages Learn conversation skills for over 70 different languages. Some languages include feature films. Close Open Online Resource Performing Arts Collection Recorded performances of theatre, dance, opera, and classical music as well as documentaries, interviews, and instructional material. Close Open Online Resource Pronunciator Learn conversational skills and grammar for over 80 languages. Some include special modules for children, films, music, and poetry. Close Open Online Resource Sanborn Maps California Historical street maps including building outlines, property boundaries, and natural features. For San José and California, 1867-1970. Close Open Online Resource Smithsonian Global Sound American folk, blues, soul, jazz, and protest songs, as well as a broad range of world music. Close Open Online Resource Worldmark Encyclopedia of Cultures and Daily Life Covers worldwide cultural groups - history, politics, customs, religion, education, human rights, teen life, and more. Close Open Online Resource Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations Offers information on more than 200 countries and dependencies from around the world. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.